Irrigation New Zealand

Gain the skills and knowledge to manage irrigation on a large or small scale property. Learn the skills to become the key decision maker overseeing irrigation for commercial agriculture, horticulture, sports grounds or public recreation facilities. The Level 4 NZQA certificate in Irrigation Management has a duration of seven months over the irrigation season .You will need to have access to an irrigated property, on which you can base the on-the-job evidence collection required for assessment.

 

At the end of this programme, you’ll be able to:

  • Determine the irrigation requirements for a commercial agriculture or horticulture property, irrigation scheme or sports or public recreation amenity
  • Carry out effective irrigation scheduling
  • Make proactive decisions about the maintenance and replacement of irrigation equipment

Assessment requirements:

  • A completed design brief for a property
  • Evidence portfolio of decisions made and tasks carried out over an irrigation season
  • Completed operation and maintenance manual with schedule of work carried out over a season

Course Materials:

The following course materials will be provided to you

  • Evidence portfolio outlining all the assessment requirements.
  • Learning materials including worked examples, INZ templates and guidelines.

 

 

For further information please contact:

Kate Mills 03 974 1425 , qualifications@irrigationnz.co.nz

INZ office 03 341 2225

 

 

 

NEWS

IrrigationNZ welcomes new government funding for irrigation

18th May 2017

Today’s announcement of an additional $90 million funding for irrigation is great news for New Zealand communities, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. “Sustainable irrigated agriculture is New Zealand’s future. It underpins many of the provincial economies on the east coast….. Read more

‘Our fresh water 2017’ highlights the need for collective action

27th April 2017

The release of ‘Our fresh water 2017’ is a call to action for all New Zealanders, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. The report measures fresh water quality, quantity and flows, biodiversity and cultural health. “This report highlights the impact we….. Read more

Testing Irrigation Efficiency – what’s really going on on-farm

12th April 2017

IrrigationNZ has spent the summer gathering data on farms around Canterbury to get a better, more accurate understanding of irrigation efficiency. The results, say INZ Project Manager, Steve Breneger, will provide a benchmark for progress. “We’ve been on-farm for the….. Read more

Would you like a tax with your water?

12th April 2017

If there’s one thing every election has in common it’s tax. Usually one party promising to lower them; the others threatening to raise them. This year however, tax is being talked about in the context of water. I’ve spent time….. Read more

April 2017 e-newsletter

12th April 2017

Have a read at the e-newsletter that we’ve just sent out: click here.

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